The BRDC is pleased to announce 15 drivers for the 2012 and fifth year of the highly successful SuperStars programme. In addition and new for this year, the BRDC has appointed Sam Bird as ambassador.
The 2012 SuperStars are:
|Alexander Sims||World Endurance Championship||McLaren GT|
|Alex Brundle||GP3 Series
Le Mans Series
|Alex Lynn||Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series||Fortec Motorsports|
|Ben Barker||Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britian||Parr Motorsport|
|Frank Wrathall||Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship||Dynojet|
|Jack Harvey||Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series||Carlin|
|James Calado||GP2 Series||Lotus ART|
|Jolyon Palmer||GP2 Series||iSport International|
|Josh Hill||CERTINA Formula Renault 2.0 UK||Fortect Motorsports|
|Lewis Williamson||Formula Renault 3.5 Series||Arden International|
|Oliver Rowland||Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0||Fortec Motorsports|
|Oli Webb||Firestone Indy Lights||Sam Schmidt Motorsport|
|Tom Onslow-Cole||Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship||eBay Motors|
|Will Stevens||Formula Renault 3.5 Series||Carlin|
The drivers themselves are equally delighted to be part of the BRDC scheme.
Josh Hill “I am really pleased to be part of the line up. It’s an honour to be considered”.
Tom Onslow-Cole “I am over the moon to be back. Since my inclusion in 2010 I know how important the support that you get can be. I wanted to be part of it again so that I have the best tools in place to do my job this year”.
Frank Wrathall “It’s an honour to be selected. A real boost for the BTCC championship and being recognised for this is the highlight of my career so far”.
Sam Bird “I am thrilled and honoured to be offered the role of ambassador with the responsibility that it will bring. I am very much looking forward to sharing my experience and knowledge with all of the SuperStars this year”.
Tim Harvey, Director, BRDC SuperStars is delighted to confirm the line up for the fifth year. “We always find it hard to make the final decision but after careful consideration we are delighted that we have so many talented drivers to work with. It reinforces our commitment to the sport and the benefits that the BRDC can add to the careers of up and coming British talent”.
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